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Kona stabbing 08-25-08

Hawaii Police Department
Juvenile Aid Section, Area II
Lieutenant Glenn Uehana
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 230
August 25, 2008
Report No. C08025734

Media Release

A Kailua-Kona woman is in police custody following a domestic argument Sunday (August 24).

Kona patrol officers responded to a 7:30 p.m. report of a domestic dispute at an apartment on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona and found a 45-year-old man with a knife wound to his throat.

Fire Department personnel took the victim to Kona Community Hospital, where he was initially listed in serious condition. His condition was later downgraded to satisfaction. He was kept at the hospital overnight for observation.

Police arrested 51-year-old Leah Pak Chong of Kailua-Kona. She is being held without charges at the Kona police cellblock pending further investigation by the Juvenile Aid Section.